Selected Cases

Since the 1970s, Lambda Legal has made history through winning legal victories that allowed LGBT people and people with HIV to live their lives with greater dignity, safety and equality under the law.

The cases below offer a broad overview of legal matters Lambda Legal has pursued on behalf of LGBT people and people living with HIV during the most recent decades of our nearly 40-year history.

Case filed in an attempt by plaintiffs to undermine Lambda Legal's Maryland Court of Appeals victory inDoe v. Montgomery County of Board of Elections, which invalidated an illegal referendum petition intended to block a transgender nondiscrimination law.
(Amicus) Case seeking the right for same-sex couples to marry in Maryland
Lawsuit challenging an illegal referendum petition that attempted to overturn a transgender antidiscrimination law in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Case challenging a hospital's decision to keep a gay man from visiting his dying partner
Case seeking to remove custody restriction forcing a same-sex couple to live separately in order to retain custody of a child
Case arguing that Baltimore County respect the out-of-state marriage of county employees and provide spousal benefits to married same-sex couples.

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